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Northern Alaska

The Diocese of Fairbanks in northern Alaska includes many Catholics from different Native American tribes, who suffered the the scourge of child sexual abuse following generations of suppression by the government. Without minimizing the grief born by the indigenous, the faith among the people in this diocese is resilient,...

The Catholic Herald published a strong assessment of “How McCarricks Happen” (Stephen Bullivant and Giovanni Radhitio Putra Sadewo, April 18, 2021), which opens with: McCarricks are the malign by-products of a system ostensibly designed to create something else entirely: bishops who are, as per Canon 378, ‘outstanding in solid...

St. John Neumann Catholic Community, which is staffed by the Oblates of St. Francis de Sales, in the diocese of Arlington has an Action Committee of parishioners who, after 2018 with its revelations about then-Cardinal McCarrick and the PA Attorney General Report, organized to offer care to survivors and...

Villanova Lay Conference

  • By Teresa Pitt Green
  • April 15, 2021

Villanova University hosted "Church Today: Responding to the Sexual abuse Crisis in the Catholic Church," a conference in March 2021 that covered the complexity of factors in the abuse scandals relying on a remarkable lineup of experts from Pennsylvania.

Learn about digital Samaritans, who are advancing human rights across otherwise impervious boundaries like closed borders or treacherous mountain ranges. This is a way to walk with hope through a review of the adult world of endless dangers where the Church is promoting safety for children and vulnerable adults....